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Kent Westlund


Senior Content Specialist, Kaplan Schweser

Kent joined the Schweser faculty in 2010 and currently serves as a Senior Content Specialist for Level II of the CFA curriculum. He came to Kaplan from CFA Society New York, where he supported professional development programs for the Wall Street community.

Kent has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, and prior to his career in finance was a licensed professional engineer. He earned an M.B.A. from The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, and during his graduate studies interned with Deutsche Bank’s asset management division in New York City. Kent was awarded the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation in 2012, and currently holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license, the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designation, and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

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